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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:46 pm 
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Ok im in the process of replacing my head gasket, I have lined up the yellow mark with the bit the sticks out. I have removed the exhaust manifold and intake manifold, whats next?

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 5:41 pm 
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something like:
- unbolt the PS pump from the engine, release the timing chain tensioner
- remove the rocker cover (if you havent), cable tie the chain to the cam gear, remove the cam gear from the cam. Remove the top radiator hose
- remove the headbolts in order, lift the head off.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 6:07 pm 
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maybe u should buy a manual and follow the steps in that!

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 9:59 pm 
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WHS ^ ^ ^ .$40 or so could save you heaps more if you botch the job up not knowing what to do.

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 12:08 am 
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ive got a manual and i still dunno wat do do, already tied the chain to the cam gear with cable ties and took off the rocker cover and power steering pump and upper hose. Thanks for the advice, will get back to work in a sec

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 2:48 am 
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The head is off :)

 

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